Official Statements

16 November 2021
We are meeting today, at a time when UNRWA has an ambitious vision which I am pleased to outline. Our vision is to deliver our services in line with our times. It rests on the commitment to “Leave no Palestine refugee behind.” It is about ensuring that UNRWA services...
05 October 2021
For the first time in decades, four out of the five areas where UNRWA operates are simultaneously in crisis: Gaza, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Lebanon and Syria.
20 September 2021
I am very alarmed by two major security developments that happened in Lebanon over the weekend.
17 September 2021
Introduction I thank the Chair Mr. McAllister for the invitation to address this Committee, and also sincerely thank all the Members present and connected. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the EU-UNRWA partnership . We have achieved so much together for the wellbeing of...
09 September 2021
"As I stand before this Council today, four of the five fields where UNRWA operates are in severe crisis, and the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep through the Palestine refugee communities."